But that's only one reason.
Another one is that we have such wonderful friends. God has truly blessed us through the years to be able to make friends and keep them. Time stretches between us but we still love each other and would do whatever was needed at the moment of need. You know what I mean?
One group of friends, took the time and energy required to mail us the fixin's for a Thanksgiving dinner again this year. We invited over many people, but most are working (and not necessarily willing to take the day off and lose the pay) so we ended up with about 20 people at our house. My camera wasn't working and I was busy being the hostess, but several took pictures and I'll post a few in a few days when I get them. Anyway, half of us were Americans and the other have nationals but ALL enjoyed the food and fellowship. All I did was cook the food, but EVERYONE was so thankful for as close to a traditional Thanksgiving meal as possible. Our national friends love learning more about our culture and we love sharing the good things God has done and is doing in our lives.
We are thankful that our dossier is complete. We had hoped to have it finished in early November, but God's timing is not ours. Now...we wait for a referral on children/babies and will keep you posted on the process.
Grace is the word for me these days.
I've been pondering anew....Amazing Grace...His Grace is sufficient...let your words be full of grace...whose turn to say "Grace?"...and so on.
I see it in places I hadn't noticed before.
I understand a depth I never needed before.
I can offer it in levels I never possessed before.
I need it like I never have before.
What about you?
Blessing to you and yours from me and mine because of Him and His.